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Important Websites and Links

The California State University Website- CSU Information


The University of California Website - UC Information


California Colleges - Search engine for CA schools from UCs to Community Colleges


The Common Application Website - Application for over 300 colleges and universities


The CollegeBoard - SAT sign-up


The ACT Website - ACT sign-up


FAFSA Website - Federal Financial Aid


Fastweb - Scholarship search engine


The California Community College Transfer Counselor Website - Transfer information


EDU, Inc. the Common Black College Apllication: Apply to ALL 33 Member Institutions for a one time fee of $35  (does not include Howard, Spelman, Tuskegee or Morehouse)


NCAA Website


Community College Financial Aid - Financial Aid for Community College

College Night - Tuesday, 9/24/19

The 29th Annual Alameda Citywide College Night will be on Tuesday, September 24th from 6:00 - 8:00 pm at the College of Alameda gym.  This event is FREE and open to the public.  Please join!

There will be workshops on:

College Basics

Financial Aid

UC Admissions

CSU Admissions

Community College: Transfer Program & Benefits

In addition, there will be representatives from over 70 colleges including:

CSU East Bay

CSU Maritime Academy

Carleton College

Chico State University

College of Alameda

Dickenson University


Howard University

Humboldt State University

Northwestern University

Sacramento State University

Saint Mary’s College of CA

San Francisco State University

San Jose State University

Sonoma State University

US Air Force Academy

US Coast Guard Academy

UC Berkeley

UC Davis

UC Irvine

UC Merced


UC San Diego

UC Santa Barbara

UC Santa Cruz

University of Hawaii

University of Nevada, Reno

University of Oregon

University of San Francisco

Washington State University

Wellesley College

West Point Military Academy


College visits

Below is the list of colleges visiting Encinal this fall. All presentations are in the College and Career Center during Jets period unless otherwise noted. See Lee or Chris to get a pass. All are welcome and encouraged to attend. Some of the best experiences have been with students coming to presentations of colleges they had previously never heard of before.

September 17 - Maryville of St. Louis

September 19 - USC

September 24 - University of San Diego

September 25 - University of Oregon

September 26 - Clarkson University

October 1 - UC Santa Barbara

October 2 - Scripps 

October 3 - San Francisco State

October 8 - University of Hawaii at Manoa

October 9 - Loyola Marymount

October 10 - University of La Verne

October 15 - Colby College

October 16 - Notre Dame de Namur

October 17 - Wentworth Institute of Technology

October 22 - Mills College

October 23 - Dominican 

October 29 - Willamette University

October 30 - Lewis and Clark (OR)

November 6 - Cal State University East Bay

November 7 - University of Arizona

College of Alameda

Are you interested in taking a class at one of the Peralta Colleges this year?

Alameda Peralta

Resources Available:

  • A Free Application for Financial Aid (FAFSA) Workshop - Every Tuesday from 12:00 -2:00 p.m. at the Cyber Cafe F Building, 2nd Floor 

College Readiness Resources

510.748.4023 x23781

Lee Kaplan works:

Mon 9:00am-3:30pm

Tues 9:00am-3:30pm

Wed 12:15pm-3:30pm


Chris Nye works:

Wed 9:00am-12:15pm

Thursday 9:00am-3:30pm

Friday 8:00am-2:30pm

Contact Lee Kaplan  Lee Kaplan Staff
Contact Chris Nye  Chris Nye Staff